List of Resident Birds
Each of these species has a significant population in the park for at least two months a year, but is not known to breed in the park. These "resident" birds are organized by their abundance as determined in the 2002-2003 Vertebrate Inventory. For definitions of residency categories or abundance categories see definitions.
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"Uncommon" Resident Birds
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
"Rare" Resident Birds
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Did You Know?
The Whitmans’ mission was important to early Oregon Trail travelers. Those who were sick, tired, or hungry or who needed a wagon fixed would make the side trip to the mission. Some would spend the winter with the Whitmans before continuing on to the Willamette Valley.